The focus of the M.A. degree program is on theory, research, and decision making within mass media industries and within the academic discipline of mass communication and its specialty fields of advertising, journalism, public relations, and telecommunications.

Degree Awarded: MA

Degree Code: MA_JRMC_NT_O

The College of Journalism and Mass Communication offers an online MA program in Emerging Media.

This Master’s degree is a non-thesis program designed for students who wish to learn how to identify emerging media needs and solutions, develop content and applications, and strategically manage emerging media platforms to further personal career goals and those of their employers. The MA in Emerging Media requires a minimum of 33 semester hours of coursework and a final capstone project.

The Emerging Media online program focuses on the intersection of technology and design, allowing individuals to explore the various facets, roles, and applications of emerging media across an array of disciplines and careers. The Emerging Media Master’s program focuses heavily on interactive digital media through a project-based curriculum and encompasses the following:

  • design
  • development
  • digital storytelling
  • social strategy
  • data analytics
  • brand identity
  • user research
  • product ideation
  • project management
  • emerging technologies

School/College: College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism Building
Athens, GA 30602


Graduate Coordinator: Glen Nowak


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